News and Events
Concerts at Half Past Twelve returns for the second performance of the spring series, with members of the acclaimed Repast Baroque Ensemble performing music from the Golden Age of Dresden, a period in the early and mid-eighteenth century during which composers in the German city created some of the most timeless Baroque music.
Moderated by St. Francis senior Janelly Aybar, a biology major who was a Research Assistant for NYP/ Weil Cornell Medical Center HeartSmarts program and a scholar at the Rutgers Summer Health Professions Education Program, the panel discussion is co-sponsored by SFC's Women's Leadership Network and the Biology Department. It commemorates 50 years of co-education at the college.
Leading academics, mental-health clinicians, advocates will take part in Coming to America in the 21st Century, a day-long conference on March 29th that will shed light on often-overlooked daily challenges immigrants face, and reveal treatments and programs that improve their mental health and well-being.
A March 25th conversation between the curator, artists and St. Francis faculty will close Environmental Empathies, an interactive art exhibit that explores the connection between empathy and action around climate change.
The multi-media exhibit, which opened February 6th in St. Francis' Callahan Center Art Gallery, features film, photography, and other artistic works from ten New York City-based artists. It brings to life the current and anticipated effects of climate change on people, plants and wildlife, and invites visitor participation in an effort to help counteract individual apathy and hopelessness, prompt dialogue and to enrich the artistic creations displayed.